World Wildlife Day Elephant Poster

Ambiguous 23 May 2016 0 Comments

World Wildlife Day Elephant Poster

Last month, winners were selected in a poster contest to spread the word about UN World Wildlife Day 2016.  In total, over 300 entries were submitted and three of these submissions were selected as the overall winners.  One of these posters, presented below, was created by Patrick George from the United Kingdom.  It features two […]

Elephant Rock

Natural 16 November 2015 0 Comments

Elephant Rock

This photograph of a cliff in Southern Iceland (on the island of Heimaey which translates to Home Island) appears to be a giant elephant with its trunk in the water.  Perhaps it is taking a drink?  This “elephant” has become a tourist attraction to this island that claims about 4,500 residents. View below to see […]

Jeep’s Animal Optical Illusions

Upside Down 11 September 2014 0 Comments

Jeep's Animal Optical Illusions

International advertising agency Leo Burnett created a series of three topsy-turvy optical illusion images for an ad campaign for Jeep.  Each of the designs features an image of an animal with the tag line “See whatever you want to see.” printed beneath the Jeep logo. When the designs are turned upside down, the animal transforms […]

Big Ears Stereogram by 3Dimka

Hidden Objects,Stereo 4 July 2012 0 Comments

Statue of Liberty Stereogram by 3Dimka

Can you find the hidden elephant in this hidden image stereogram created by 3Dimka? If you are having trouble seeing the hidden image, try reading through the stereogram viewing tips at  While a lot of people say that they can’t see these things, most people can if they try hard enough.

An Elephant on Mars

Natural 7 April 2012 1 Comment

Elephant on Mars NASA Photograph

The following photograph was captured by NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.  It is a lava flow in Elysium Planitia on the planet Mars.  Does it resemble anything?  Do you see the head and trunk of an elephant?  While it certainly is not proof of any life on Mars, it is an interesting natural illusion. Image courtesy […]

Impossible Elephant

Ambiguous,Impossible 9 March 2012 2 Comments

Impossible Elephant

Psychologist Roger Shepard, a professor at both Harvard and Stanford, published a book called Mind Sights in 1990.  This book has been  described as “…both stimulating to the eye and provocative to the mind.”  It also happens to feature one of the most famous and classic optical illusions of all time.  While most people know […]